2006 Internazionali BNL d'Italia

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2006 Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Date:   May 8 – May 15 (men)
May 15 - May 22 (women)
Edition:   63rd
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Rome, Italy
Venue:   Foro Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Men's Doubles
The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor
Women's Doubles
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / Japan Ai Sugiyama
Internazionali BNL d'Italia
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The 2006 Rome Masters (also known as the Internazionali BNL d'Italia for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on clay courts. It was the 63rd edition of the Rome Masters and was part of the ATP Masters Series of the 2006 ATP Tour and of the Tier I Series of the 2006 WTA Tour. It took place at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy from May 8 through May 22, 2006.

Review[edit]

The men's tournament was won by Rafael Nadal with a five-set victory against the Swiss top seed Roger Federer. The women's draw was won by Swiss player, Martina Hingis, who prevailed 6–2, 7–5, against Dinara Safina.

Daniela Hantuchová and Ai Sugiyama were victorious in the women's doubles, beating Francesca Schiavone and Květa Peschke, while third seeds Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor beat sixth seeds Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram in the final of the men's doubles.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Rafael Nadal defeated Switzerland Roger Federer 6–7(0–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)

Women's Singles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis defeated Russia Dinara Safina 6–2, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor defeated Israel Jonathan Erlich / Israel Andy Ram 4–6, 6–4, [10–6]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / Japan Ai Sugiyama defeated Italy Francesca Schiavone and Czech Republic Květa Peschke 3–6, 6–3, 6–1

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